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Wole Soyinka: President Buhari’s refusal to obey law emboldening anarchists

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says there cannot be closure on the death of Chief MKO Abiola until some of the challenges and anomalies in the country have been addressed and eliminated.

Senator Ojudu: I can’t remember June 12 without shedding tears

The former Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu, says he was always in tears whenever the remembrance of the annulled June 12 election comes to mind.

Tony Momoh: Renaming national stadium after MKO Abiola befitting

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for renaming the National Stadium, Abuja, after the late MKO Abiola saying it is a befitting monument given Abiola’s achievement as the pillar of sports in Nigeria.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu: June 12 Nigeria’s freedom day

Former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has extolled the heroic deeds of late Chief Moshood Kasimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993, presidential election for his tenacity in standing for democracy in the country.

Democracy Day: Wealthy Nigerian urged to emulate MKO Abiola

Wealthy Nigerians have been urged to emulate late MKO Abiola philanthropy by assisting the less privileged members of the society.

IPOB: June 12 Democracy Day a Greek gift to pacify Yoruba

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned the re­cent declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari in honor of late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of 1993 presidential election.

Senator Umeh: Honouring MKO Abiola, Babagana Kingibe leaving Humphrey Nwosu is half measure

Senator Victor Umeh (APGA, Anambra Central) says any honour done to Moshood Abiola and Babagana Kingibe, presumed winners of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election without extending same to Professor Humphrey Nwosu, chairman of then National Electoral Commission (NEC) amounts to half measure.

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Jigawa sack principal over stealing of e-learning devices

The Jigawa State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has sacked Director of Government Unity Secondary School, Maigatari from his post over stealing of E-Learning equipment.
Leah Sharibu

Leah Sharibu’s father hasn’t heard a word from President Buhari – cleric

Gideon Para-Mallam, a Jos-based cleric, says President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to reach out to Nathan Sharibu, Leah’s father.